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The 2021 Vintage Release !

By Diana van Turnhout on Jun 29, 2022

Finally - The long awaited release of our 2021 Vintage. Thanks to all for your patience.  The bottling went well, thanks to Mark at Domaine Bottling and for the first time we did this on site.......So truly ...

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And Life Continues

By Diana van Turnhout on Apr 29, 2022

So. A quiet Restaurant & Cellar Door still as at Easter April 2022.  As of now our Restaurant business is to be closed,  but don’t worry we Harker’s are a resilient bunch and we won’t be going far. We wi...

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Here we go again! - Opening Soon

By Diana Harker on Jun 08, 2020

Great news - Finally we are at level 1 and "Open for Business". After 12 long weeks of gates closed we are opening the Restaurant & Cellar Door again from Thursday 18th June. Thanks for all the phone cal...

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The Strangest of Times - Day 1

By Diana Harker on Mar 21, 2020

An EMPTY Restauant & Cellar Door So after some days of deliberation between Dean, Jack and myself, and some input from friends we have come to the obvious conclusion – and our Restaurant & Cellar Doo...

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Here we go again - Planting 2019

By Diana Harker on Aug 31, 2019

We have bitten the bullet, financially, yet again and made room to increase our plantings.

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Ducks Under a Harvest Moon

By Diana Harker on May 05, 2019

Our ducks enjoy their first Central Otago Harvest Moon. 

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Reserved? We've been waiting 8 years to make this wine.

By Diana Harker on Apr 15, 2019

At last -  the Chenin Blanc we have been trying to make since we planted the vines in 2008.

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Good Looking Crew for 2019 Harvest

By Diana Harker on Apr 08, 2019

The over 50's pick 4 tonne in four hours!

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Sam Kim Wine Orbit - February 2019

By Diana Harker on Mar 12, 2019

Queensberry Gardens Wines -  Chenin Blanc 2018   Elegant and restrained, the delicately expressed bouquet shows lemon peel, nectarine, rockmelon and subtle flinty notes.

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Michael Cooper - December 2018

By Diana Harker on Mar 07, 2019

Lazy Dog "Blown Away" Gewürztraminer 2018  Already enjoyable, the attractive 2018 vintage  was estate-grown at Queensberry - midway between Cromwell and Wanaka.

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Let the winery building begin....

By Diana Harker on Feb 04, 2019

I'm not making wine again this year without a concrete pad...and yes a roof would be good!

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New Trainee Lazy Dogs

By Diana Harker on Dec 17, 2018

Welcome to the new recruits....Grand puppies!

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